Isaac Asimov | Critical Essay by Publishers Weekly

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Isaac Asimov.
This section contains 184 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Publishers Weekly

Critical Essay by Publishers Weekly

That peerless science writer Asimov here presents [Change!], a collection of short essays (most about three pages), all but one of which first appeared in American Way magazine, the inflight publication of American Airlines. The selections offer insights into what the world of tomorrow may be like, based on the knowledge and trends of today, all presented with that remarkable lucidity which is the author's trademark. And there are many messages about contemporary issues, such as that coal is a dangerous, and solar an impractical, substitute for nuclear energy, and that attempts to inhibit population growth are pernicious in the extreme. There are all manner of glimpses into space exploration and colonization and conjectures about what we may learn from meteorites, quarks and black holes. An exciting and thought-provoking book. (pp. 48, 50)

A review of "Change!: Seventy-one Glimpses of the Future...

(read more)

This section contains 184 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Publishers Weekly
Follow Us on Facebook